Improving the Economic Security of Children in Foster Care and Young People Who are Transitioning from Foster Care: A Guide to Eligibility and Access to Food Assistance, Supplemental Security Income, and Medicaid.
This guide discusses ways to help foster children and youth who age out of foster care to access critical public benefits including Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program (SNAP), the School Lunch Program, Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). This guide is written for state and local child welfare advocates and human services staff. Link to pdf Guide
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